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Epic Warrior Women 

The drama led documentary series presents history's most iconic female fighters. Each extraordinary tale of blood, sacrifice and endurance centres on the life of one young woman warrior caught up in the bloody struggles of her time.
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Series cast summary:
Bettany Hughes ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2018
Adrienne Mayor Adrienne Mayor ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2018
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The three-part series chronicles the military achievements of the original Amazon nomad warriors of the Central Asian grasslands in 6th century BC, examines the highly trained female gladiators of Ancient Rome in 2nd Century AD, and discovers the terrifying all-female slave raiding regiments of Dahomey, who shaped African history at the end of the 19th century. Written by Sebastian Peiter

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3-part series on women warriors around the world

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Official Sites:

C21 | MIPDOC | See more »

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Destansi Savasci Kadinlar See more »

Filming Locations:

Kazakhstan See more »

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Budget:

EUR950,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(3 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color (4K)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The Amazons episode was premiered at The British Museum in London as part of a screening for the excellent Scythian exhibition in December 2017. See more »

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Fiction
19 June 2019 | by richardratliffSee all my reviews

Obviously fiction.

Amazons are a mythological story. Are the Brits interested in real history at all?


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